Category Archives: Israel

Avi Gabbay: Israeli Labour Party’s new visionless, lacklustre and stale leader

Avi Gabbay Uri Avnery explains why it is time to forget the Israeli Labour Party and create a new political force with new leaders who are "young, charismatic and resolute, with clear-cut aims, who can energise the peace camp". Read more [...]

Watch: Gilad Atzmon and all that Jazz

Gilad Atzmon and all that Jazz Golriz Kolahi writes: Gilad Atzmon Read more [...]

How Netanyahu’s son became the poster boy for white supremacists

Jonathan Cook says racists in Israel and American and European white supremacists are counting on a revival of anti-Semitism in the United States and elsewhere in the Western world that will benefit them both. Read more [...]

Israel seeks “Jewish” non-Jews in numbers battle with Palestinians

Redefining Jews Jonathan Cook argues that to make up for its demographic shortfalls and ensure that Israel remains Jewish, Israel is considering broadening the definition of “Jew” to include “crypto-Jews”, “emerging Jewish” communities and descended from Jewish “lost tribes”. Read more [...]

Israelis defy authorities and fight for right to protest against corruption

Israeli anti-corruption protesters - Aug 2017 Marianne Azizi writes: For 40 weeks Read more [...]

Education and ideology: The case of Israel and Zionism

Education and ideology Lawrence Davidson argues that, in the case of Israel, “education has been subordinated to ideology to such an extent that it cannot promote diversity, shared values and a common identity with non-Jews”. Read more [...]

Israeli police beat up disabled protesters

Marianne Azizi writes: Despite persistent Read more [...]

Report exposes abuse and neglect of illegally detained prisoners in Israel

Marianne Azizi writes: Between 1996 Read more [...]

Israel’s ever-more sadistic reprisals help shore up a sense of victimhood

Israeli soldier headlocking Palestinian boy Jonathan Cook argues that “Israel has taken collective punishment – a serious violation of international law – to new extremes, stretching the notion to realms once imaginable only in a dystopian fable like George Orwell’s 1984”. Read more [...]

Israel’s efforts to hide Palestinians from view no longer fools young American Jews

Jewish and Palestinian anti-occupation activists Jonathan Cook says US Jewry are becoming polarised, between an older generation whose ignorance allows them to advocate unthinkingly for Israel and a young generation whose knowledge has brought with it a sense of responsibility. Read more [...]